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Montgomery Visitors Center

300 Water Street, Montgomery, AL
334 262 0013
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Ranked #3 of 8 activities in Montgomery
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Description: Offers information on things to do in Montgomery.
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Oak Ridge
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The visitor center really catches the flavor of Montgomery. Located right on the river you can stroll the river front while there. There is a nice little movie that you can watch to get your plans laid out. There is a tour bus that leaves form the front door and a Segway tour that leaves out the back. It really... More

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Fort Worth/Dallas, TX
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82 reviews 82 reviews
39 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a definite stop for anyone new to Montgomery They have lots of information on the local sites and attractions They have a gift shop with unique, affordable items for sale They also have Free coffee for you There is a very informative trolley tour that lasts around 40 minutes and only costs $3.00 (they only take cash for... More

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Ohio USA
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121 reviews 121 reviews
85 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

If you have only an hour or so to spend in Montgomery, or better yet, you want an introduction to what you can discover more in depth, take the trolley around this capital city from the Visitor's Center. Past reviews (maybe out-of-date) have conflicting information on the trolley. Here's what we learned during our visit in spring of 2014. There... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

For the low price of $3.00, you get a fun, personality filled trolley ride tour that gives a nice overview of the downtown area as well as a fun history lesson. Our group included small children to great-grandparents and everyone enjoyed it.

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Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

I take all out of town visitors on the trolley ride. It's a great value for seeing downtown attractions and *used* to be a good, entertaining lesson on downtown Montgomery history. I say it used to because the past six or so tours I have taken were driven by Ray. He brings life to the tour and seems to know... More

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Dover DE
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Highly recommend the trolley tour of downtown Montgomery. Very nice job of packaging all of the sites and making it all accessible. Our trolley driver and guide, Ray-Ray, was extraordinary. He was very knowledgeable and approachable. Well worth the time and nominal fee.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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78 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

The Visitors Center was the first place we stopped in Montgomery. The staff who helped us was very friendly,helpful, and most importantly, actually knew Montgomery in detail. She gave us maps, marked them up, helped with her ideas on restaurants, told us what attractions were open on Saturday and Sunday, and just really made us feel welcome. And then what... More

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Montgomery, Alabama
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83 reviews 83 reviews
35 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We have been living in Montgomery for the past 2 years but didn't know that you can get a Trolley Tour of the downtown. I had a friend visiting from Texas so we decided it will be a prefect time to take the tour. Cost was $3 per person. We had our 15 month old son and were able to... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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137 reviews 137 reviews
52 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

We stopped in at the Montgomery tourist center at the old Union Station to reserve a spot on their $2 historical trolly tour of the city of Montgomery. What a deal! Our trolly first drove past the Rosa Parks Museum before passing the Court Square Fountain at the end of  Dexter Ave. If you stand facing the Capitol Building at... More

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

The visitor's center is in the old train station which has lots of history and charm. The folks working there are very helpful and there are lots of great kiosks that give good information about the history of Montgomery. The tour buses that carry visitors around the city and drop them off at historical sites leave and return to this... More

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